As the restrictions ease, we are reminded of our ongoing vulnerability. To deal with this we must remain informed and ahead of our own shortcomings. This News Digest continues to bring you more of the how to deal with the COVID 19 tough times, including a fact sheet about workforce retention, information about working with the Aboriginal community, preparing older people for emergencies, information about physical distancing and a Commbank webinar about remaining mentally fit.
To dive a little deeper, read about the survey of people with disabilities during COVID 19.
Read also about a police mental health initiative that means that early intervention support can reduce the number of people with mental illness that end up in the justice system.
If you have been following the Hills Shire and their refusal to adopt Acknowledgement of Country protocols, you might be pleased to read about the Mayor’s motions to invite connection with local Aboriginal people and Acknowledge Country at Citizenship Ceremonies and other major community events.
Everybody needs to know about healthy workplaces. Lots of resources are here.
Some other bits that might interest you:
• Dementia training
• Parramatta Council Draft Delivery Program
• Grant applications
At WSCF we have prepared a whole lot of initiatives that help individuals and organisations in our sector through these tough times. They too are summarised here.
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